Research Family and Local History

Nambucca Shire Libraries house a growing collection of books on local families and the history of the Nambucca, together with items on genealogy world-wide.

 
Our main history & genealogy centre
is in Macksville Library.
 
Come in and browse local newspapers
on microfilm or search Ancestry.com
or Find My Past.  Our state of the art
microfilm scanning facilities allow you
to view, print, save or email articles from
local newspapers.  We have copies of
the papers from 1909 to 2014 as
well as one edition from 1899!

 

Getting Started on Family History

Guides to Family History Research - These family history research guides encompass the lives and ancestory of individuals and families originating in, or connected to, New South Wales.

How to Start Your Family Tree - This site provides some general guidance on how to access the vast amount of information held by State Records, plus other resources in New South Wales and Australia.
 

FindMyPast.com.au


A family history and genealogy website with millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. Access in Macksville Library, please book your session by contacting Macksville Library on 02 65681422.
 

Ancestry.com.au

A genealogy research tool which provides access to a wide range of resources. More than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, including records from the census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more. Access in Macksville Library, please book your session by contacting Macksville Library on 02 65681422.


Births, Deaths and Marriages


Convict Records


Service Records


Shipping Records